Faces, Voices and Places in Anguilla
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Anguilla is a small, picturesque island in the Eastern Caribbean, the most northerly of the Leeward Islands. Its capital is The Valley. Although it is a British Overseas Territory, the island is home to approximately fifteen thousand people, each with its own unique culture and way of living. Anguilla has become a high-end tourist destination because of its breathtaking beaches and scenery, Anguilla has become a high-end tourist destination. In fact, tourism and tourism-related construction have become the main contributors to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Thus, Anguilla enjoys relatively high levels of health and well-being. Demonstrating this is the island’s increasing life expectancy and decreasing death rate. However, a rise in chronic, non-communicable diseases is a cause for concern; this increase is primarily due to drastic lifestyle changes. Vulnerable groups identified by the government include children, the elderly, the disabled, adolescent boys (particularly those who do not complete secondary school) and young single mothers.
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Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2016-07-29)To date, 42 countries and territories have confirmed local, vector-borne transmission of Zika virus disease in the Region of the Americas since 2015: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Barbados; Belize; Bolivia ...
Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2014-05-23)Autochthonous transmission of chikungunya in the Region of the Americas was first detected in December 2013. From then up to epidemiological week (EW) 20 of 2014, autochthonous transmission of the virus has been detected ...
Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2014-02-21)To date, ten countries and territories in the Region of the Americas have recorded autochthonous cases of chikungunya infection: Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, Dominica, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint ...